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Tucker Dominates at Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet 100


(Halifax, NS, June 7, 2009) Only six cars finished on the lead lap as Shawn Tucker of Fredericton, NB dominated all 100 laps of the Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet 100 at Riverside International Speedway, located near Antigonish, NS on Sunday afternoon for the second year in a row. Shawn Turple of Enfield, NS finished second, ahead of Lonnie Sommerville from Saint John, NB. Donald Chisholm and George Koszkulics, both of Antigonish, NS rounded out the top five.

Shawn Tucker won the Coast Tire Most Laps Led Award after leading 100 laps of the race. Only two cautions interrupted the race which included a 79 lap green flag run and took just 45 minutes to complete.

Mike McKenzie from Halifax, NS, Lonnie Sommerville from Saint John, NB, and Kent Vincent from Crapaud, PE each won a LiteCo heat race, while Daryl Mahar of Hubley, NS won the B Feature which was his last chance to take one of the 26 positions in the race. Twenty nine of the Maritime's top drivers attempted to qualify for the 100 lap event.

John Flemming won the Dartmouth Dodge Dash for Cash, featuring the top ten finishers in the Atlantic Tiltload Time Trials which put him on the pole for the start of the 100 lap Main Feature. Greg Proude had the fastest time for the second race in a row, with a time of 14.410 seconds (99.931 mph)

The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour returns to action in two weeks, when it makes its first stop on Prince Edward Island at Raceway Park at Oyster Bed Bridge for the Lucas Oil 100 on June 20. Racing starts at 6pm.

About Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet

Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet, located on Andrews Street in Antigonish Nova Scotia, is the #1 choice for all your automotive needs. This four-time Triple Crown Award winner has been serving Eastern Nova Scotia since 1986. Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet, "A name you can count on, a team you can trust." To learn more about Ron MacGillivray Chevrolet please call 902.863.2803 or click

About CARQUEST Auto Parts

With nearly 4000 locations in North America, CARQUEST Auto Parts supplies the professional automotive service repair industry as well as do-it-yourselfers with replacement parts, tools and equipment.

About the CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour

The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour (CPST) is the highest level of stock car racing in Canada. The Tour is recognized in the industry as one of the healthiest stock car racing series in North America. CPST visits five tracks throughout the Maritimes during its May through September season. The CARQUEST Pro Stock Tour is owned and operated by Maritime Pro Stock Tour Limited. For more information, call our administration office at 902.481.2531 or click

About Riverside Speedway

Riverside Speedway, 1/3-mile high banked asphalt oval, is located in James River, between New Glasgow and Antigonish, at exit 30 off Trans Canada Highway 104. Opened in 1969, the facility was totally rebuilt in 2006 to become a premiere motorsports site, comparable to the best short tracks in Canada and the U.S. For more information about Riverside Speedway, please visit or call 902.863.2410.

June 7, 2009

Pos No. Name Sponsor Hometown Prov Laps
1 52 Shawn Tucker Rockico Truck & Trailer Fredericton NB 100
2 0 Shawn Turple Dexter Construction Enfield NS 100
3 23 Lonnie Sommerville AE MacKay Builders Saint John NB 100
4 89 Donald Chisholm Nova Construction Antigonish NS 100
5 88 George Koszculics Nova Construction New Glasgow NS 100
6 97 John Flemming The Roofing Connection Halifax NS 100
7 O2 Mike MacKenzie Forbes Chevrolet Dartmouth NS 99
8 99 Craig Slaunwhite Halifax Glass & Mirror Terence Bay NS 99
9 8 Kent Vincent Vector Atlantic Crapaud PE 99
10 32 Chris Hughes CG Loaders & Boto Tires Brackley Beach PE 99
11 48 Dave O'Blenis Burger King, Peterbuilt, Tims Boundary Creek NB 99
12 80 Roger Miller Harvey Racing Kennetcook NS 99
13 18 Darren MacKinnon Shaws Towing Ltd. Winsloe PE 99
14 6 Lowell Affleck Barter Centre Used Vehicles Summerside PE 98
15 5 Jonathan Hicken Reynolds Well Drilling Montague PE 98
16 26 Mike Stevens Roadway Systems, TNT Insul Salisbury NB 98
17 O1 Robbie MacLean Charlottetown Bottle & Metal Charlottetown PE 98
18 21 Shawn Pierce Bridgewater NS 98
19 39 Sandy Livingstone, Jr. Springhill NS 95
20 44 Wayne Smith Jetco Contracting Timberlea NS 87
21 13 Rollie MacDonald King Freight Lines Pictou NS 87
22 24 Scott Livingstone Charlottetown PE 55
23 76 Roger Crane Montague Tire Montague PE 42
24 51 Josh Jaillet 41
25 55 Jason Carnahan 30
26 29 Greg Proude Charlottetown PE 15
27 92 Pete Miller ACL Construction Kennetcook NS 9
28 66 Daryl Mahar Inglis Jewelers, K Huley Wood Five Island Lake NS 9


Lead Changes: 1 (Car 52, Laps 1-100)
Heat Winners: 02, 23, 8
B Feature: 66
Dash Winner: #97
Time Trials Winner (Fast Time): #29 (14.410 seconds, 99.931 mph)